Scandinavian Furniture Designer Ekornes Renews Partnership with Las Vegas Market, Expands to New 3,600+ Square Foot Showroom
LAS VEGAS — (July 19, 2011) — One of the world’s most successful suppliers of ergonomically designed furniture for the home has increased its position within the Las Vegas Market.
Norway-based Ekornes has inked a deal extending its partnership with World Market Center Las Vegas and Las Vegas Market. They are also expanding from their current location to a new 3,600 square foot space in Building A, Suite A-735.
"We're very proud to have this industry leader and innovator expanding their position at World Market Center Las Vegas. Ekornes' brand and diverse product offerings of comfort seating and accessories, which is marketed and recognized all over the world, appeals to the broad international audience found at Las Vegas Market. Ekornes delivers exceptional depth and value to our attendees and we look forward to their expanded presence at the upcoming market," said Tom Mitchell, Home Furnishings President of International Market Centers, parent company of World Market Center Las Vegas.
Ekornes is the largest furniture manufacturer in the Nordic region and owns the brand names Ekornes, Stressless and Svane. Stressless is one of the world's most famous furniture brands, and Ekornes and Svane are the best known brands in the Norwegian furniture market. Products are manufactured in Norway and marketed all over the world by a network of national and regional sales companies.
For more information about Ekornes, visit www.ekornes.com. For more information about the upcoming Las Vegas Market, Aug. 1-5, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com.
About EKORNES ASA
Ekornes ASA is Scandinavia’s largest furniture manufacturer headquartered at Ikornnes in the county of Møre and Romsdal. Ekornes has 1,600 employees worldwide, out of which 1,400 work at the six factories in Norway.
About World Market Center Las Vegas
World Market Center Las Vegas is an integrated home and hospitality contract furnishings showroom and trade complex. The campus showcases furniture, decorative accessories, gift, lighting, area rugs, home textiles and related segments, as well as the Las Vegas Design Center open daily to consumers and designers. For more information on World Market Center Las Vegas and its trade shows including the bi-annual Las Vegas Market and Gift+Home, visit www.wmclv.com. Find us on Facebook and Twitter.
World Market Center Las Vegas is a property of International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC), the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. International Market Centers owns and operates 11.5 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C. and Las Vegas. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. For more information on IMC, visit imcenters.com.